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World No Tobacco Day (WNTD May 31,2023
June 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is WHO initiated annual event which takes place every year on May 31. The event is named “World No Tobacco Day”. This year WNTD 2022 is entitled “We Need Food Not Tobacco”. It took place in different activities both indoor and outdoor. The indoor activities include workshop, panel discussion, and stakeholders’ meetings. The outdoor activities include public exhibition, mass awareness creation programs, and group walking on the main streets of Addis Ababa. This year’s event and press released was decided to be replaced by other activities that engage the community at large level. Workshops and panel discussion in every sub city was organized in the context of creating mass awareness and emphasizing on this year’s WNTD motto, We Need Food Not Tobacco. The variety of events and activities gathered a wide range of stakeholders in AASFI and others together and its expected outcome was to create mass awareness and advocate for the need of food than tobacco. The participants were EFDA, FMHCA, MCDO, MWECS, HDAMA, Sub cities, Youth associations, Volunteers, and different media.